Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has actually been hospitalized after a fall at a hotel in Washington, DC.
” This night, Leader McConnell tripped at a regional hotel throughout a personal supper. He has actually been confessed to the health center where he is getting treatment,” a representative for the Kentucky Republican politician stated in a declaration.
No extra information were supplied.
The 81-year-old is the Senate’s longest-serving GOP leader, understood for assisting the celebration accomplish essential Republican top priorities, consisting of equipping the Supreme Court with conservative justices, passing Trump-era tax cuts and often preventing Democrats’ legal program.
His hospitalization comes as the Senate is directly divided, with Democrats managing the chamber by a 51-49 margin.
Democratic Sens. John Fetterman of Pennsylvania and Dianne Feinstein of California have actually likewise been hospitalized in current weeks, with Fetterman looking for treatment for anxiety and Feinstein for shingles.
Feinstein tweeted on Tuesday that she is recuperating in the house.
This story has actually been upgraded with extra info.